Although evolving slightly over the course of the decade, the 1850s hair fashions for women remained parted in the center and pinned up in the back.
The treatment of the hair on the sides of the head underwent noticeable changes.
But just because you see some celebrity rocking a new, popular haircut doesn't mean you have to follow suit.
No, you want a style that will work for you—and more often than not, that means starting with one of these classic male haircuts that'll always work.
Here, we've detailed 10 hairstyles will keep you looking your masculine best, with some help from AXE Hair Celebrity Spokestylist Amy K., who helps the heroes of Hollywood—like Eddie Redmayne and Ryan Reynolds—look their best for high-profile events.
It's actually a major help to them, simply because it gives them a reference point to understand what you're talking about when you're describing how you want your hair to look.
Turn-of-the-decade Hairstyle: Image courtesy of Joan L.
Severa, Dressed for the Photographer: Ordinary Americans and Fashion, 1840-1900, 1995 During the early 1850s, extreme rolls extended out above the ears. Severa Around the mid-1850s, the rolls in the hair begin to soften and transition into padded wings over the ears. Severa In 1857, the padded wing hairstyle was the height of fashion.
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